Must List: Dance Church, Riveter Community Day, Cherry Blossoms
Your weekly guide to Seattle's hottest (virtual) events
By SAM STEELE
March 27, 2020
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If social isolation-induced cabin fever is starting to set in, take a well-deserved break with these virtual Seattle events for a dose of social interaction and community building.
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(3/25 – 4/7) This underground stoner film festival can now be enjoyed from the comfort of your home. Get a look at some of the cutest, weirdest, and most comedic takes on pot culture through this series of creative short films. $5-15.
(3/29) Try not to knock over too much furniture while getting your groove on with Dance Church instructors in their new live-streamed classes. Sign up for this weekend’s class here. 10 a.m. Free.
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Cherry Blossoms at UW
(Daily) While the University of Washington has asked visitors to stay off campus to slow the spread of COVID-19, you can now enjoy the bloom of the UW cherry blossom trees without from home, thanks to a ‘round the clock livestream available here. Free.
(3/28) This live virtual town hall hosted by Citizen University will include songs, discussion groups, poetry and more to help keep the Seattle community engaged and healthy while practicing social distancing. 11 a.m. Free.
(3/29) Classical KING-FM 98.1 is expanding its broadcast schedule to help support local arts organizations struggling during the outbreak. Seattle’s Compline Choir will be livestreamed from Saint Mark’s cathedral nave on Sunday nights. 9:30 p.m. Free.
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Pacific Place Happy Hour
(Weekdays) While Pacific Place is temporarily closed, tune in on Facebook or Instagram for their new daily, hour-long happy hour performance series featuring local artists like pianist Ben Mish, musical duo Sundae + Mr. Goessl and a cabaret-style concert from singer-songwriter Jen Ayers. 5 p.m. Free.
Riveter Community Day
(4/2) Learn how to navigate isolation, support your community and build unity during this difficult time by tuning in for an inspirational day of speakers, giveaways, and online events. Scheduled speakers include Amy Nelson, CEO and founder of The Riveter; Liz Austin, head of seller marketing and engagement at eBay, and more. 10 a.m. Free.